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New CD : 40 Years On – Justice for Victor Jara

By |September 23rd, 2013|United Kingdom|

The Trust launched at our Justice for Victor Jara concert on Monday 16th September a new 7 track CD of Chile related songs. The songs are from Peggy Seeger, Adam McNaughtan, Christy Moore, Carlos Arredondo, Rory McLeod and Dave Featherstone, all of whom, together with their record companies and music publishers, generously gave permission for us to use the materials; the CD also includes Alistair's own Victor Jara of Chile. At just £5.00 the CD, which can be ordered from [...]

Justice for Victor Jara, 40th Anniversary Concert

By |August 28th, 2013|United Kingdom|

FABULA Cultural Event for Chile 40 Years On

By |August 27th, 2013|United Kingdom|

Low Tide Drifters to Record Destitution Road

By |August 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|

The Low Tide Drifters, a radical folk band from Oregon, are to record “Destitution Road”, Alistair’s powerful and moving song about the tragedy of the Highland Clearances in the 18th century. The group have been featuring the song in their concerts for some time. The Low Tide Drifters are well worth checking out; to quote from their website “With a host of traditional instruments and carefully crafted lyrics, the Low Tide Drifters create original roots-based songs that reflect the struggles [...]

John Eaglesham – ‘Song O’ Passion’

By |July 22nd, 2013|United Kingdom|

Anti-Coal Seam Gas song wins national music award.

By |April 20th, 2013|Australia|

Marrickville-based band The Lurkers are the winners of this year’s ‘Songs for Social Justice’ Award, presented by the Alistair Hulett Memorial Fund. The Award, now in its second year, continues the legacy of Alistair Hulett, one of Australia and Scotland’s leading political songwriters and performers, who passed away in 2010. “The intention of the Award is to encourage more Australian musicians to use their skills to make progressive change in our society”, said Alison Hulett, Secretary of the Alistair Hulett [...]

Songs for Social Justice Award 2013 won by The Lurkers for ‘Mining Man’

By |April 2nd, 2013|Australia|

On Easter Monday, 2013, the 2013 'Songs for Social Justice' Award was presented at the final concert of the National Folk Festival in Canberra. The winning song, 'Mining Man' was performed by its composers, The Lurkers – Sydney-based proponents of "subversive homespun bluegrass". The following letter from the judges (written when the identity of each of entrants was still unknown to them) provides an eloquent and fitting tribute to both The Lurkers and to Alistair Hulett, whose songwriting and political [...]

Songs for Social Justice Award 2014 Now Open for Entries!

By |March 30th, 2013|Australia|

See more details and terms and conditions on the Songs for Social Justice Award page.

Songs for Social Justice Award 2013 winner to be announced at the National Folk Festival final concert

By |March 26th, 2013|Australia|

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The Gallows Rant, January 2013

By |January 16th, 2013|The Gallow's Rant|

The 2013 Tribute concert will take place again at Celtic Connections at St Andrews in the Square on Burns Night, the 25th of January.

The concert will celebrate Red Clydeside, the totemic time of ascendant socialist struggle nearly a century ago, including workers' leader John MacLean's twice-foiled imprisonment and the largest ever deployment of British troops on British soil, after 100,000 protestors raised the red flag in George Square, lives through Alistair’s CD Red Clydeside.